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September 2nd, 2010, 04:53 PM

Not long after watching this forum’s link to ...

Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" Rally - Interviews With Participants
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ht8PmEjxUfg ... interviews with Tea Party members, I tuned in to today’s Diane Rehm show (NPR), which was also about the Tea Party.

Night and day. The WNY link emphasized middle-America’s clownish vacuity, but …

Diane had her usual smart lineup of guests, pro and con. What surprised me was the ardor and eloquence of educated Tea Party advocates.

They look set to take over the country with their mean-spirited views masquerading as anti-communism, individualism, patriotism, Christianity and anti-Europeanization (that’s like Manhattanization, right?).

This country is so split! A Grand Canyon of disagreement separates the educated from those who are less so, though the latter have their eloquent (and perhaps, cynical) spokespersons.

Libertarianism as the cutting edge of freedom. We can all be free to descend into hell.

Like listening to Jasonik (where the hell is he, anyway??).